BMW has launched its BMW F 750 GS and F 850 GS in India during the auto expo a few months ago. Their price is Rs 12.2 lakh and Rs 13.7 lakh respectively. Both the bikes fill the company’s Middleweight Adventure Touring Segment in New Delhi and India. Now BMW is launching its F 850 GS Adventure globally, which will be like the R1200 GS Adventure. BMW Motorrad has already filed a trademark file with BMW F 850 GS Adventure for the 2019 model in the US Environmental Protection Agency.
In the new BMW F 850 GS adventure, company will provide more kits with hard-core extra equipment such as strong Bash Plate, Crash Protection, Big Fuel Tank and Large Windscreen. Aluminum laziness panels will also be provided along with the auxiliary lights. According to reports, the weight of the F 850 GS adventure has been increased by 15 kilograms compared to the standard 850 variants. Its weight is 244 kilograms.
BMW will also introduce the same Parelle-Twin Engine in the new F-850 GS, which is given in the standard model of F 850 GS Adventure. This engine generates torque of 95bhp and 92Nm of torque. This adventure model will be slightly wider and longer than the regular model, which can mean more travel suspension. Information about this new bike will not be launched in India, but it is believed that the company will launch it in India next year.
Honda will compete with Africa Twin:
BMW F850 GS Adventure will compete with Honda’s Adventure Motorcycle CRF1000L Africa Twin. The company has priced it at Rs 12.90 lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) and it is available only in the new Victory Red Color. This bike is competitively sold in India by knocked down (CKD) route. In the Honda Africa Twin, two channels ABS and Honda Selective Torque Control (HSTC) have been installed in the rear as the features. The motorcycle has 21 inch front tires and 18-inch rear tires. The company has installed 310mm dual-wavel hydraulic disc at the front and 256mm wide hydraulic disc brakes in the rear. The company has provided 998cc Liquid Cooled 4 Stroke Unicam 8-valve Parallel Twin Engine in Honda Africa Twin bike. This engine generates torque of 94hp power and 98Nm of torque. The engine is equipped with 6 speed dual clutch automatic transmission.